Curriculum Vitae


Solo Exhibitions
2017    Castaway, Paper Mountain Gallery, Northbridge, WA.
2013    To the Station, Beverley Station Art Gallery, Beverley, WA.

Durational and Spoken Word
2016 - current  Dear Prime Minister, at www.ruthhalbert.com.au/dear-prime-minister
2017    Dear Prime Minister, Denmark Festival of Voice, Denmark, WA, and Paper Mountain Gallery, Northbridge, WA

Juried Exhibitions
2014    What Is Textile?, Kalopsia Collective, Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh, UK.
2012    City of Swan Contemporary Art Award, Midland Junction Art Centre, Midland, WA.
            Stitched and Bound 2012: Contemporary Quilts, Heathcote Museum and Gallery, Applecross, WA.

Group Exhibitions
2016    Reconfigure, Harvison Gallery, Perth, WA.
2015    (un)framed (un)limited, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, WA.
2014    Inspired by Nalda, The Painted Tree Gallery, Northcliffe, WA.
2013    Mysterium, Gallery Central, Central Institute of Technology, Northbridge, WA.
2012    Between 2 Worlds, Kulcha Multicultural Art Space, Fremantle, WA. 
            In the Hallway, Midland Junction Art Centre, Midland, WA.
            Monster, The Oats Factory, Carlisle, WA.
2011     Happenstance, Graduate Show, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, WA.
             nexus, Heathcote Museum and Gallery, Applecross, WA.
             Global Echo, Spectrum Project Space, Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley, WA, and at universities in the UK and North America.
2010    ArtStrings, Cullity Gallery, UWA, Nedlands, WA.
            Sculpture Survey, Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park, Middle Swan, WA.
2009    A4, Spectrum Project Space, Perth, WA.

Residencies
2014    Artist in Residence at Rud AIR, Dalsland, Sweden.
2013    Artist in Residence at Beverley Station Art Gallery, Beverley, WA.
2011    Shared residency at Dwellingup Arts Collective, Dwellingup, WA.

Awards
2011    303LOWE Encouragement Award for best graduate work, Edith Cowan University, WA.
           Short listed for Hatched 2012, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, WA.

Collections
City of Melville, Western Australia.
Edith Cowan University, Mt Lawley, WA; and universities in the UK and North America.
Private collections in Western Australia, Sweden and USA. 

Education
2015    Graduate Certificate TESOL, Central Institute, WA.
2012    Bachelor of Contemporary Arts (Visual Arts), Edith Cowan University, WA.
1984    Bachelor of Science (Agriculture, Hons), The University of Western Australia.

Professional associations
1987 - current    Hand Weavers’, Spinners’ and Dyers’ Guild of WA.
2009 - current   Western Australian Fibre and Textile Association.
2011 - current    Artsource MAX Membership (Western Australia).
2012 - current    NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts) Membership (Australia).
2012 - 2014       Artsource studio in West Perth.